The Anonymous Widower

Before Overground – Stoke Newington

A Dreadful Station To Avoid – Rating 2/10

Stoke Newington station was built when people weren’t disabled, pushed buggies or grew elderly and it shows.

In my view it’s one of those stations, that with a creative surface makeover, lifts and perhaps a light-controlled crossing to access buses going north, could be turned into one of the better stations on the line. The station forecourt has what looks to be a decent cafe, so selective development around the station could probably improve matters.

September 18, 2014 - Posted by | Transport | , ,


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